GitHub Shared Service - How is a user invited to a University of Illinois GitHub organization?
This article explains how a user is invited to a University of Illinois GitHub organization
Upon clicking the “Join” button in the invitation email, the user will be sent to a GitHub page requesting that they authenticate to join the organization:
Next, the invited user will be directed to a university login page where they are prompted for their NetID and password:
After authenticating their university account, the user will then be directed to a GitHub login page. They will have the option to sign in with an existing GitHub account or create a new GitHub account:
After the user logs in or creates a GitHub account, they are now a member of the organization they were invited to and can access any available contents:
Finally, now that the user is added to the organization, the organization owner(s) will see that the user's GitHub account has been linked to their university account: